Systems Manager Graduate at DSB

Expires today

Are you a soon-to-be graduate within the field of Systems management? Do you want to influence the vital products, systems and services that help 500.000 people get from A to B every single day?

Then join DSB via our IT Graduate Program starting September 1st 2021.

What to expect

The DSB IT Graduate Program is a 24-month program that will push you out of your comfort zone and kick-start your personal and professional development.

Our graduate program offers you the chance to become part of a supportive network and to work with colleagues from all levels and across the organization.

The program includes your own mentor who will support you and give ongoing feedback and tangible career development plans throughout the full 24-month period.

The program covers three parts:

1. An introduction to DSB as a whole and IT.

2. Three 7-month rotations in different teams, both in and outside of DSB IT. Every rotation is a full position with clear responsibilities and expectations.

3. A Graduate Community including special assignments together with the other graduates.

After completing the program, you will have acquired the skills and experiences that enable you to succeed in a large and complex organization – and most importantly you will have the opportunity to continue your career in DSB.

You will start together with 7 other graduates with the following profiles:

  • User Experience Design Graduate
  • IT Consultant Graduate
  • Cyber Security Graduate
  • Data Native Graduate
  • Project Management Graduate
  • IT Contract Controller Graduate
  • Cloud Technology Graduate

Find all the graduate job postings on our job portal:

“Joining the Graduate Program in DSB gave me a broad insight into DSB and truly helped me realize what type of job is the perfect match for me. I felt heard in my career goals then and still do so today.” (Carina Vaisgaard Thorslund SCRUM Master)

Carina joined DSB through the Graduate Program in 2016

What you will do

The program will provide you the fundamental knowledge to move into various roles as managing and maintaining 3rd party software provided by vendors. Also, procurement and tendering will be a part your job.

You will be the focal point for a varied system portfolio that delivers IT solutions to DSB's various business areas, including covers documentation systems of our trains, contract management systems, cross-cutting platforms such as Office365 and MS Dynamics and SAP-platform. You get a crucial and close relationship with the users of the systems as well as with the SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) development teams that use the platforms. You are going to have many balls in the air at the same time. In the interaction with internal and external stakeholders, emphasis is placed on good collaboration skills and the ability to communicate on several levels. You will also be involved in procurement of new systems.

Your tasks will be very varied and will include:

  • Advising the business and development teams in relation to the development of the application portfolio
  • Plan and manage management tasks
  • Responsible for the management budget for own applications, including input for determining the budget, management and follow-up on the budget during the year
  • Responsible for licenses, including entering and following up on license agreements in collaboration with the involvement of DSB’s Purchasing Department
  • Conclusion and follow-up on supplier contracts
  • Follow-up and reporting on application operating status to stakeholders
  • Ensure operationally efficient systems in collaboration with the operating supplier
  • Maintain a good and precise dialogue as well as a good collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Contributes to the preparation of system roadmap and lifecycle management in collaboration with architects
  • Market surveys for new systems
  • Preparing tenders
  • Evaluating bids
  • Negotiating vendor contracts

Who you will work with

Your personal graduate program will be anchored in a Shared IT Service Department and the SAP Department within DSB IT where you will be attached to our System Managers. Through your daily work and the rotations in the program you will get broad exposure to the whole organization both in IT and in business departments outside of the IT department.

You will work directly with a wide range of people with distinct roles and background - including technical specialists, System managers, business owners and leadership. You will also have to engage and work with vendors.

The rapid development and high demand we are experiencing means that we are busy. But we are also a dynamic department who have a lot of fun together. We switch between being very detail-oriented and very structured to other times rise to a helicopter perspective and make overall decisions. The common denominator is quality in everything we do.

Why we need you

DSB has ambitious plans towards 2030 and is facing massive purchases of new trains and billions in investments in infrastructure. It requires a completely new way of running both the train operation and the company, and DSB is facing significant development of many areas.

Therefore, massive investments are being made in these years in implementing an ambitious digitization plan, which is expected to be fully executed in 2025.

In addition to this DSB IT have already undergone a significant transformation while embedding SAFe 5.0 and a true agile culture over the previous four years.

With these major changes the need for having the best people and the latest knowledge in the industry have grown. Graduates are an essential element of this – so join us in making DSB IT an attractive place to work with extraordinary talent and an inspiring culture.

“The graduate program is a great opportunity for me to both learn and be challenged by young talents but also for me to help and guide our next generation of talents so we together can deliver value for our business.” (Lasse Engel Pedersen, Director in IT)

Who you are

To be successful Graduate, it is important that you thrive on teamwork, that you are inquisitive and have technical flair combined with the desire to coordinate many different tasks and interact with many people. You manage to maintain a good overview and understand contexts while you can also go into detail if necessary. You thrive on having a large interface and are good at communicating with different audiences.

And of course, a good sense of humor and positive engagement in solving challenges is a bonus.

What we offer you

DSB plays a vital role in the lives of our 500.000 customers who visit our trains every day. As the biggest provider of public transportation in Denmark, we have a significant stake in keeping the country running and do so with pride.

We actively focus on our environmental responsibility, and it is our goal and ambition to make sustainable, collective transport the natural choice for everyone in Denmark.

As a new employee at DSB, you not only get a new job, but you also become part of a large community.

You can also look forward to:

  • Own gym and a discount for Fitness World.
  • Delicious lunch in our canteen.
  • Free train rides throughout your time with us.

Your place of work will be in Høje Taastrup in our bright and welcoming offices. Obviously, we are situated close to public transport.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter plus an overview of the results from your education so far. Optionally you can add a video application.

We are doing interviews on a continuous basis, so submit your application early and no later than May 16th, 2021.

Got any questions or want to know more?

Call or write us!

For questions about the specific graduate position: Niels Seneca Bang, Manager, on 24 68 04 69 or

For questions about the graduate program in general: Thomas René Sidor, lead on the DSB IT Graduate Program on 24 68 43 80